Russia stresses respect for Autocephaly of Cyprus Church

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The embassy of the Russian Federation in Cyprus has stressed that the Russian Orthodox Church always respects the Autocephaly of the Church of Cyprus and is guided by the principle of the Church of Cyprus absolute jurisdiction all over the island. 

The statement from the Russian Embassy follows a report in “Phileleftheros” newspaper about a so called “Russian Orthodox Church of Northern Cyprus” that operates in the Turkish occupied town of Kyrenia, under clergyman Alexi Ivanov.

Invited to comment on the news story, the Russian embassy spokesperson told CNA that the...


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Russia stresses respect for Autocephaly of Cyprus Church


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